Irma Pearl (Cohen) Goldsmith, 86 of Longmeadow, died Dec. 15 with her family by her side. She was the widow of Lester P.Goldsmith. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Max and Dora “Daisy” Cohen and was raised in the Hungry Hill section of Springfield. A graduate of Classical High School, she attended  Springfield Junior College and graduated from the Grace New Haven School of X-Ray  Technology. She was an x-ray technician for the Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, New York, and the former Ludlow Hospital. She was a volunteer at the Jewish Nursing Home of Western Mass. and Temple Beth El. She is survived by three children, Heidi Goldsmith of West Hartford, Conn., Jonathan Goldsmith (Susan) of Longmeadow, and Maxine Goldsmith of West Hartford, Conn.; three grandchildren, Paul, Samuel and Stephen Goldsmith; two sisters, Ethelyn Bessel and Ruth Katz; a sister-in-law, Sylvia Pomerantz; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to JGS Lifecare, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106,; Temple Beth El, 979 Dickinson St., Springfield, MA 01108; or a charity of one’s choice. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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